To uplift, mentor and to provide sustainable livelihood to the youth of the district, DDC, Chairman, Shopian, Bilqees Jan today distributed highly- subsidised 41 commercial vehicles under ‘Mumkin’ Scheme to the beneficiaries here at Shopian.

The beneficiaries had applied through the self-employment component of the livelihood programme ‘Mumkin’ under Mission Youth in the transport sector.

Speaking on the occasion, the DDC Chairman said that Mission Youth of the District Administration is working with its vision and strategy for engaging and channelising the youth of Shopian through systematic livelihood generation programmes.

Under the ‘Mumkin’ scheme, commercial vehicles were provided to the youth with reasonable subsidies from the government to enable them earn a decent livelihood.

On this occasion, Deputy Director Employment, Shopian, Abdul Majid Tantray complimented the Youth and emphasised upon them to work with zeal and dedication in their respective areas. He added that providing sustainable livelihood opportunities to the unemployed youth is top most priority of the District Administration.

Dy. Director said that the youth should come forward and avail the benefits of self-employment schemes like ‘Mumkin’ which have been designed especially for their sustainable livelihood. He informed that the government has rolled out multiple self-employment generation schemes and the Administration will handhold youth who are desirous to establish their own units.

The beneficiaries thanked the District Administration for providing them opportunities to earn livelihood and expressed commitment to work with determination for making profitable use of the vehicle in the commercial sector.

Among others, .DDC Member, Hermain Shopian Abdul Rashid, Manufacturers of Ashok Leyland, Mahindra and other concerned were also present.